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Orioles' Chris Tillman makes progress, outdueled by Indians' Mike Clevinger in 4-0 loss

Orioles' Chris Tillman makes progress, outdueled by Indians' Mike Clevinger in 4-0 loss

Progress for Chris Tillman wasn’t enough to earn him his first win in just under a year Saturday against the Cleveland Indians, but the Orioles right-hander took a step toward emerging from the hole created by three miserable starts to open the season.

In the Orioles’ 4-0 loss at Camden Yards – a setback that dropped the team to 6-15 as Cleveland right-hander Mike Clevinger tossed a two-hit shutout – Tillman displayed better control against a dangerous Indians lineup, but was done in by three solo home runs.

Had the Orioles offense done more to support Tillman, the improvement would’ve been more impactful. But now 21 games into the season, scoring runs has been a struggle. The...

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